Pre-Order Sales Open For Your Name Blu-ray/DVD

by Brandon Takeda

Pre-order sales have begun for anime movie juggernaut Your Name’s home video release. Kimi no Na wa, otherwise known as Your Name, has been an unstoppable force since its initial theatrical release in August 2016 becoming the top grossing anime film worldwide, dethroning 2003 Academy Award winner Spirited Away. From 5 Centimeters per Second’s director Makoto Shinkai, Your Name is a story about a boy and a girl in high school who, after a wish for something different, begin to swap bodies while they dream. Living drastically different lives, Mitsuha (a girl from rural Japan) and Taki (a boy from the bustling city of Tokyo) must maintain each other’s lives while they try to figure out their mysterious connection.

The highly anticipated home video release for the Blu-ray and DVD will be July 26, 2017 in Japan. While no date has been confirmed for a worldwide home video release, the Japanese release will include subtitles English subtitles. The Blu-ray release will have three variants. Listed below are the items you will receive with each edition of the release as well as the contents of the bonus discs.

Standard Edition (single disc):
DVD – 3,800 yen/Blu-ray – 4,800 yen
Bonus item: mini character stickers

Special Edition (three discs with a Digipak and an outer case):
Blu-ray – 7,800 yen
Bonus items: a 100-page booklet, mini character stickers

Collectors’ Edition (five discs with a newly-drawn, six-sided Digipak directed by Makoto Shinkai and an outer case):
Two Blu-ray discs (regular and 4K Ultra HD) – 12,000 yen
Bonus items: a 100-page booklet, mini character stickers, a reduced-size version of the voice recording script

Bonus Footage:

Main Disc:

  • Special program Makoto Shinkal: All People in Japan Fall in Love with His Talent hosted by Ryunosuke Kamiki
  • English subtitles with the English version theme song by RADWIMPS
  • Promotional clips (teasers, trailers, TV CMs)
  • Makoto Shinkai filmography

Bonus Disc 1:

  • Video storyboard drawn by Makoto Shinkai
  • Making documentary

Bonus Disc 2:

  • Visual commentaries by Ryunosuke Kamiki, Mone Kamishiraishi, RADWIMPS
  • Unused voice clips
  • Textless OP movie
  • CMs for Suntory’s “Tennensui” water
  • Sparkle [original ver.] – Your Name music video edition

Bonus Disc 3: 

  • Makoto Shinkai’s open lecture “The Story of Your Name – The Role of Modern Literature-“
  • Footage from various events

Image Source: Toho Co., Ltd.

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